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Oct 1, 2012 12:45am EDT
bridges across oceans. he is deeply invested in the vision that the united nations represents. he acted with humility, but he also stood up for a set of principles. a belief that individuals should be free to determine their own destiny and live with liberty, and dignity, justice, and opportunities. the attacks on the civilians in benghazi were attacks on america. we are grateful for the assistance we receive from the libyan government and from the libyan people. there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice. i also appreciate that in recent days, the leaders of other countries in the region, including egypt, tunisia, and yemen, have taken steps to secure our diplomatic facilities. and so have religious authorities around the world. but, understand that the attacks of the last two weeks are not simply an assault on america. there are also an assault on the very ideals upon which the united nations was founded. the notion that people can resolve their differences peacefully. diplomacy can take the place of work. -- dip
Sep 30, 2012 9:45pm EDT
, particularly the united nations charter, which egypt took part in drafting. through continued work to settle problems and dealing with the root causes without women wishing the principles of law or well-established by use, which the compromise of can lead to grave consequences for the international community if those more rational and reasonable and the world do not pay heed. mr. president, the issue which the world must make all efforts to resolve on the basis of justice and dignity is the palestinian cause. long decades have passed since the palestinian people expressed a desire to restore all of the rights and the independent state of its capital. the struggle of its people draw legitimate means to obtain their rights, and despite the acceptance of their representatives of the resolutions of the international community in resolving its problems, despite all of this, this international illegitimacy remains unable until now to achieve the hopes and aspirations of the palestinian people. these resolutions remain far from being implemented the fruits of dignity and freedom must not rem
Oct 6, 2012 5:05am EDT
in syria this week. we speak to the former secretary general of the united nations, who has issued a stark warning about the syrian conflict. >> if they cannot come together or find a way to work together, then we are in a really, really hopeless situation. >> on board the africa express', the train which runs on music. hello. spain is poised on the brink of a bailout this week, but as the country's economic woes mount, there are cracks appearing within the complex relation between barcelona and madrid. catalonia is not germany, but the region is the economic powerhouse of spain, and nationalists there resent subsidizing other regions and in making their voices heard. >> of catalonia does one day get its own air force, it will probably be able to afford something better than these. on the beach in barcelona, the air show is a welcome distraction. spain's richest region is now at the center of the crisis with madrid committed to the austerity. there is now a rising demand in catalonia for independence. >> my feeling is that the spanish government totally rejected what is happening her
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00pm PDT
over the world in eastern manhattan to address the united nations assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad made the most outrageous statements. here is one thing he said prior to his speech. god willing a new world order will come and do away with everything. that distances us and even elementary school kids throughout the world have understood that the united states government is following an international policy of bullying. i do believe the system of empires has reached the end of the road. i like to call him mahmoud nut job. he holds a position in government that says the holocaust didn't happen. this is person who publicly says that he wants to wipe israel off the map. if those statements are made by even a filmmaker or columnist you would think that is pretty outrageous but to be made by a head 6 state that its provocation and a declaration o. if you wonder why so many of us hold in contempt the united nations, it's because they would allow some absolute loon to be given a platform. why do we spend billions of dollars to support a forum to give a microphone that comes and insults the inte
Oct 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
to prove woods international law in the united nations, that he wants -- that he wants to privilege international law in the united nations, it all of those things are what he claims to believe, maybe we can heal our democracy enough to force a president who makes that claim to make good on those promises. if, on the other hand, you have a president whose candidacy, who camp -- whose campaign promises were based on the idea that i will be tougher, that, as governor romney said, the palestinians have "no interest in peace." then you have someone who is coming into office accountable to a foreign policy that has no interest in international law, no interest in the united nations, no interest in ending the israeli occupation of palestinian territory or the siege of gaza, no interest in maintaining the end of the war in iraq. there are hints from romney that he would daschle like u.s. troops back in iraq. so it is not only that president obama's current policies don't seem so different from the actual policies that romney calls for, but it matters the vehemence with which one or the oth
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
it's business as usual at the united nations. >> ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. [applause] >> hello, everybody, thank you. great group of folks we have here and welcome to huckabee from the fox news studios in new york city. all right, last week on this show, i told you that your government had lied to you about the attacks in egypt and libya when they claimed they were just acts of a spontaneous mob in reaction it a youtube video. i said then and i repeat now, i normally would not have used such strong language and made such a bold declaration, but the continuing revelations confirmed that my statement was not an exaggeration. our government had lied to us, and they did it knowingly. our ambassador to libya isn't dead because of some little film. he's dead because we failed to heed the warnings at that an attack was imminent. it took the administration two weeks what the mesh-- america knew, libya knew it, the white house knew it, ours wasn't honest with us and continued to continue the official story about it, this was all about a film that insulted muhammad.
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Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm EDT
days and weeks. >> since our founding, the united states has been a nation that respects all faiths. we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. there is absolutely no justification for this type of senseless violence. >> with those words the president seems to be saying that ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed in a spontaneous riot over the video and not a planned terror attack. a few paragraphs later, he does use the term terror, but in a more general sense after he recalls a september 11th, 2001 al-qaeda attack. >> no acts of terror will shake the resolve of this great nation. >> it's a huge distinction to obama critics like best selling author mark stein. >> there are always reasons to riot. >> he believes the president was trying to dodge responsibility for the attack by chalking it up to the sudden out of proportion outrage we here in the muslim world. >> i happened to be in the oval office once, president bush says it's always something, it's the crusades, it's the cartoons. and danish cartoons over a sudanesse teddy bear. there is always
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Oct 21, 2012 12:30pm PDT
correspondent ed henry. >> since our founding the united states has been a nation that respects all faiths. we reject all efforts to denigrated religious beliefs of others. >> september 12th, he seems to embrace an idea that his aides will advance over the next two weeks that the ambassador and three other americans were killed in a spontaneous riot over an internet video. he does use the term terror but only in a general sense in context of the september 2001 terror attacks. >>. >> he gives an interview to 60 minutes shortly thereafter. he says nothing that has happened has made him second guess his policies since arab spring. >> i continued to be pretty certain there be bumps in the road. >> because nevada is battleground state. >> he leaves for a campaign trip to las vegas. >> the president of the united states did not postpone a campaign event even though we had been hit. >> i thought that was the biggest strategic mistake of the obama campaign. >> dana was press security in george bush's administration. she is now a fox news host. >> imagine if he would have said as commander in chief
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the white house, the senior advisor, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, acting on the information she had when she initially called the attack "spontaneous." >> obviously you will know more two weeks after an event than a week after the event. as the ambassador rice, that was the information from the intelligence community, the same information provided to congress. we new have stipulated this is a terrorist attack, it came from the intelligence agencies. the investigation has continued. we obviously are making the information known. >>shepard: the chairman of the house homeland security security committee is calling for archeries to resign over her initial assessment of the attack. the republican vice presidential candidate, paul ryan, says the white house response is part of a bigger problem. >> their response was slow. it was confused. it was inconsistent. they said it was a youtube video and a spontaneous mob. we know it was a planned terrorist attack. this was one tragic incident, that would be a tragedy. the problem is, it is part of a bigger picture of the fact
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Oct 2, 2012 10:30am PDT
. now i'm to fan of the united nations but allow me to take a moment here to say to the visiting diplomats in one of your many exotic tongues it (speaking foreign language) now folks, (applause) when the clown show here rolls into town, some of the clowns getting out of the car are scarier than others. jim? >> the presidents of iran mahmoud ahmadinejad is in new york. he's at the united nation. >> protestors are constantly following ahmadinejad in his massive entourage of 140 people. >> why on earth is he even here let alone with something like 140 people in his entourage. >> stephen: that's right, america's casual friday nemesis mahmoud ahmadinejad-i heart new york-ijad was here with a 140 person entourage. and just like hbo's entourage, it's all about subjugating women. (laughter) that reminded me, that reminded me (applause) but folks, they didn't just come here so mahmoud could swing some anti-semitic spid el at the general assembly. no, they're in new york city. they want to see the sights. and in new york that can only mean the harlem costco. (laughter) where the iranian de
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
time was running out. at the united nations in new york, the cuban ambassador was about to tell the world about the secret nuclear weapon. >> the cubans were given instructions to the representatives at the predicted the representative at the united nations. in those instructions, the mention specifically that cuba has tactical nuclear weapons. the soviet premier understands this table could be intercepted -- this table could be intercepted by american intelligence. the secret could come up. he immediately came forward to moscow and said that they have the representative from following his instructions. that he should not say a word of the united nations or anywhere else. >> he now faces his biggest challenge -- how to get castro to agree to the removal of the tactical nuclear weapons he thought were his? >> in the exchange of cables, between the premier and khrushchev, the soviets never gave him clear instructions about the you remaining tactical -- about the remaining tactical nuclear weapons. he is awaiting instructions, but he has to go meet with castro late night on november 22
Oct 16, 2012 6:30pm PDT
called ethnic cleansing. >> the united nations war crimes court could take another two years to pass its final judgments. >> we are happy now to be joined in the studio by our east european affairs correspondent, who has been following this trial for us. first of all, how did the defense go down in the court today? >> i think what we see is a two-sided strategy. on the one side, they are trying to say the killings that happen happened in the cause of war and were not human rights violations -- the killings that happens happen in the cause of war -- the killings that happened happened in the course of war. >> we just heard it could take two years until we have a verdict in this case. is that a realistic assessment? >> i think so, yes. what we have to understand is the prosecution can refer to many verdicts that happened before. on that basis, many people have been brought to prison. that is shortening, at the end of the day, this trial. >> will this bring some sort of closure to this chapter in bosnia's history? >> it is hard to tell. very strong discussions about -- for example, when
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
nations reveals the global reach of cell phones. the united nations report, details on that coming up. >>> plus, the colorado theater massacre. we're expecting to learn a lot more today about the gunman. those stories and more just ahead. keep it right here. >>> welcome back to the news at noon. turning to colorado where we expect to learn a lot more about james holmes, the suspect in this summer's movie massacre. prosecutors are going to now reveal evidence in the case that we haven't seen before coming out for the first time. prosecutors are also expected to file 14 additional counts of attempted murder against holmes. he's accused of opening fire in that theater near denver and killing 12 people and wounding dozens more. after the hearing, the judge is going to determine if there's enough evidence for the case to proceed. >>> there's a new report out that says people in the world have nearly as many cell phones as there are people on the planet. the united nations telecom agency report there is were about six billion cell phone subscribers by the end of 2011. china alone accounted
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >> all eyes are on the united nation. >> fiery rhetoric from the iranian president. >> next up of course the showdown over iran. we'll see it all play out at the united nations. >> jon: it's on, world war iii, president obama opened so he had a chance to draw first blood. >> the iran yen government continues to prop up a dictator in damascus and supports terrorist group as broad. time and again it has failed to take the opportunity to demonstrates that nuclear program is peaceful. >> jon: oh yeah. here it come, people, president obama is going to be like, so it is 0800, bombing starts in an hour, who here wants to be in a coalition of the winning because we're about to [bleep] democracy! (cheers and applause) >> so let me be clear, america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy. >> jon: diplomacy? you're johnnie jones a lot. dr. seal team 6. the guy who made sure there's no i in bin laden. (laughter) and suddenly you're up there practically quoting gandhi. >> it's time to heed the words in gandhi, intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a t
Oct 16, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> a united nations court charges former bosnian serb leader radovan karadzic with the deaths of thousands. he faces life in prison if found guilty. >> he remained unrepentant as he began his defense. the former bosnian serb leader rejected the war crimes charges against him. >> instead of being accused for the events in the war, i should have been rewarded for all the good things i've done because i did everything humanly possible to avoid the war and to reduce the suffering of civilians. >> the united nations court in the hague will hear his answer to a long list of atrocities in the former yugoslavia. 300 hours are allotted for his defense. the 67-year-old is representing himself and plans to call hundreds of witnesses to the stand. the 10 judges against him include genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. he's accused of being behind the murder of 8000 men and boys in 1995, the worst massacre in europe since world war ii. prosecutors have now charged 161 suspects over war crimes in the balkans. on tuesday, the final defendant began his child. the former rebel leader
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. that is the growing influence and reliance on the united nations, worldwide taxes, which hillary mentioned just, what, two weeks ago, and that the very arguments for redistribution that we have in this country are going to be used to tax americans for the united nations or some global governance body. you say this is not a black helicopter theory. >> well, i believe that metaphorically the black helicopters are coming, but i think that the point is that if you're looking at obama's second term agenda, and what he'll do during the lame duck session, it's wrong just to think in terms of what he's going to do to this country. his plan, i believe, is for global governance. right now there are five taxes that they're about to impose on the american people. the u.n. will impose. one through the law of the sea treaty, a tax on our offshore royalties. the world health organization wants a worldwide tax on cigarettes. the u.n. wants an income tax that now will get billionaires. they want a robin hood tax on every time you sell a stock or bond, any financial transaction there will be a tax
Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
such involvement in a carefully worded at the same time -- worded statement to the united nations. >> the united states has created no aggression against cuba. >> this was fertile ground for soviet integration. u.s. aerial reconnaissance photos showed approximately 40 soviet offensive nuclear weapons being set up and manned by an estimated 22,000 soviet troops. >> in 1962 there was a missile soviet gap. the soviet union could not afford to build new ones. the solution was to put short range and medium range missiles right in our backyard. the whole world literally was watching to see what president john kennedy would do. >> had kennedy done what the joint chiefs of staff wanted to do which was to invade, that there would have immediately been a nuclear war and it would have started on so called tactical level. at that point in the fall of 1962 them -- then certainly would have spread to all right out nuclear war. >> reporter: president kennedy went on television to announce to the world that america was holding the soviet union on whatever might happen in cuba. >> within the past week unm
Oct 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
he would exhaust the remedies of the united nations and go through the inspections. in fact, he first didn't even want to do that. and it wasn't until former secretary of state jim baker and general scowcroft and others pushed publicly and said you've got to go to the u.n. , that the president finally changed his mind -- his campaign has a word for that -- and went to the united nations. now, once there, we could have continued those inspections. we had saddam hussein trapped. he also promised america that he would go to war as a last resort. those words mean something to me, as somebody who has been in combat." last resort." you've got to be able to look in the eyes of families and say to those parents, "i tried to do everything in my power to prevent the loss of your son and daughter." i don't believe the united states did that. and we pushed our allies aside. and so, today, we are 90 percent of the casualties and 90 percent of the cost, $200 billion -- $200 billion that could have been used for health care, for schools, for construction, for prescription drugs for seniors, an
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
. midday in london, 8:00 p.m. in tokyo, where the united nations has published an alarming report about the rapidly aging global population. by 2050 there will be more elderly people than there are under 15 and the vast majority will be in poor countries, those least capable of dealing with the demographic time bomb. japan is one country that is already having to face up to the challenge. >> if the rest of the world wants to see what the future might look like, they need look no further than here in japan. their population is already aging more rapidly than anywhere else in the world. 30% of people here are already over the age of 60. driving from here in tokyo to the countryside, the men and women harvesting the rice are invariably gray-haired. the japanese population is not only aging rapidly, it is also shrinking at an alarming rate. the current population will shrink from 127 million to just 87 million in the next 60 years. the biggest challenge facing the japanese government now is how will they pay for the care of these elderly people with fewer and fewer young people to pay
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm PDT
regime. >> the united nations secretary general has called on the syrian regime to declare a unilateral cease-fire. ban was in talks with french president francois hollande, and he also called on syrian rebels to uphold the cease-fire. activists say dozens of people died in fighting across the country on tuesday. >> 1/8 of the world's population is chronically hundred according to united nations food agency report. the number of hungry people has fallen from earlier estimates, but the agency says rising food prices around the world could reverse gains in the fight against hunger. >> an announcement comes two days after south korea struck a deal with the u.s. to extend the range of its missiles. the north is known to be working on a long-range missiles, but it has never been successfully tested. >> for all you book lovers out there, the international book fair in frankfurt is taking place. it is the largest book show in the world, and it has opened its doors. >> it is a meeting place for writers, publishers, and literary fans. exhibitors from 100 countries are presenting new books and ne
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
fight and how important this day of the girls is, which has been launched by the united nations. this would be the day where we point out those issues and where we make the issues of the girls visible. >> we will have to wrap it up there. as always, thank you for taking the time to talk with us. >> thank you. >> a cheat and a bully. a damning report released on cycling's lance armstrong. >> first, some other stories making the headlines. the german finance minister is having talks with his chinese counterpart. he visited china to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties with beijing. the two ministers said they wanted to increase bilateral cooperation. >> a court case against dutch oil giant shell has opened in the hague. four nigerian farmers have accused the company of polluting the land and water ways around their home in the niger delta. they say shelf failed to maintain pipelines or clean up the leaks. -- they say shell failed to maintain pipelines a clean up the leaks. shell says the leaks were caused by sabotage. >> a short time after prime minister benjamin netanyahu accused hezbollah
Oct 23, 2012 6:30pm PDT
have failed at the german foreign minister and united nations special foreign minister to the area -- if islamists succeed in making northern mali a safe haven for terrorists, europe will be at risk. >> in europe, we should keep in mind that from northern mali, you only have to cross one border in your on the mediterranean. >> he said germany would support a peace transition, but he ruled out military intervention. he said responsibility for stabilizing the region lay with mali's neighbors, but united nations special representatives warned against relying on a military solution. >> we should prepare ourselves for the possibility of intervention, but at the same time, we should do everything possible politically and ethically to avoid that situation. >> despite the seriousness of the crisis, he said he believed there was great willingness in the region to see mali reunited. >> the european court of justice has ruled that airlines must pay airline passenger compensation if flights are delayed for more than three hours. >> the ruling confirms a 2010 decision, which allows passengers t
Oct 22, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. ? on the heels of that disaster can the outbreak of cholera. there is evidence of a united nations base housing peacekeepers. the cholera strain killed more than 7000 people as an exact match to the strain found in nepal. got it kills within hours. it is a matter of life or death. she is one of more than 200 cases seen in this clinic allowed every week. cholera only costs a few pounds to a tree. she made it, but thousands have died. it is here 2 years ago the new group of soldiers arrived. there were from the pool where cholera is endemic. it is near the day's just a few weeks later that the first case was reported. the un report last year admitted that sedentary conditions inside the compound were appalling. they said no one was to blame for the outbreak. hal, one of the authors says there is new evidence that changes that conclusion. >> weed out of that it is an exact match to the strain of cholera in the hall. the most likely source was somewhat infected with the strain and who was associated with the united nations facility. >> cholera is spread through dirty water and sewage. and i
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Oct 22, 2012 10:00am PDT
about the potential for voter fraud. now the united nations is ride together rescue with election man toarss going to polling places in battleground states. wait until you hear who called them and why. [ male announcer ] this is sheldo whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. megyn: developments in the lance armstrong cycle doping controversy. he has been stripped from his 7 dour desan francisco titles and banned from cycling for life. a series of chilling voicemails surface showing his team using threats of violence and intimidation to keep people quiet at various points. people who wanted to talk about the scandal. trace? >> reporter: lance armstrong was at the livestrong challenge in texas. but this doping and bribery scandal is exploding aroun
Oct 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
gave. words that would become part of the united nations charter. >> we are close to the united nations which he more than any other soul created and which has contributed to avoiding that third world war. we are also close to ground zero which reminds us that we are not yet free from fear. >> here is your first look at other news going on around america. this carjacking caught on tape. the driver is nearly crushed in a philadelphia gas station when a car thief hopped inside his vehicle. the 61-year-old put up a struggle but lost his grip after being dragged several feet. the car was found a few block as way. no arrests have been made. >>> well, take a look at this shocking video. it was captured on the streets of new york city last april. a taxi driver just tossed a passenger out of his cab, then drove off with the car doors open after the man jumped back in. well, the driver apparently became upset when the allegedly drunken man vomited inside the cab. the taxi limousine commission revoked the cab by's license. >>> all right. rockies, colorado skiers kicked off ski season at a
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
-fire proposal by the united nations and the arab league. syria's deputy foreign minister faisal mekdad made the remarks on monday in an interview with nhk. president assad met with the united nations and envoy lakhdar brahimi sunday in damascus. brahimi called for a cease-fire between government and opposition forces starting on friday, the first day of aislamc eid al adha, a muslim holiday. deputy foreign minister mekdad attended the meeting. >> the president said in principle we welcome all these ideas, but we should discuss them with the relevant parties. two or three days there will be a very clear position by the syrian leadership on this issue. >> mekdad stressed the port-au-prince of a commitment by opposition forces to stop the violence. he also criticized saudi arabia and turkey for supporting anti-government forces. he called on these nations to stop funding and arming the opposition. >>> syrian's faced another flare-up of violence as those cease-fire talks went on. a car bomb exploded in damascus. it killed 13 people and it underscored how life in the syrian capital i
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